Two More Suspects Charged In Death of Alamo Policeman
As the Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues to probe the October 9 shooting death of Alamo Policem a n Dylan Harrison, two more arrests have been made in the case and additional arrests and charges are expected.
An update from the GBI reported on Tuesday, October 12, that Charlotte Ferguson, age 45, of Alamo, was arrested and charged with Hindering the Apprehension or Punishment of a Criminal. Charlotte Ferguson is the sister of Damien Anthony Ferguson, aka Luke Ferguson, who has been charged with the murder of Harrison.
O n Wednesday, October 13, Damien Ferguson was also charged with Bias Motivated Intimidation of First Responders, related to the shooting death of Officer Harrison. Asia Kinsey, continued from page
age 24, of Alamo, was also arrested and charged with Terroristic Threats and Acts. Kinsey’s arrest is for a threatening social media post she made on October 9 relating to this investigation.
Charlotte Ferguson was taken to the Crisp County Jail and Asia Kinsey was taken to the Treutlen County Jail. Damien Ferguson remains in the Laurens County Jail.
Harrison was on duty and working his first shift with the Alamo Police Department when he was gunned down in front of the police station. A manhunt was launched for Damien Ferguson, and he was taken into custody on Sunday, October 10, at a residence in Alamo. The GBI has said that the shooting was an ambush and was preceded by the arrest of an associate of Damien Ferguson’s Friday night at a Circle K Convenience Store across the street from the Police Department.
Harrison, 25, is survived by his wife, Heather, and a six-month-old son. His body was taken to the crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy and received a law enforcement escort when it was returned to Dublin for his funeral, which was held last week. Harrison was a native of the Dexter community near Dublin.
Damien Ferguson has had previous encounters with the law. He spent more than seven years in prison after being convicted of charges including theft by taking and aggravated assault on an officer in Wheeler County. He was released from the Coffee Correctional Facility in August 2006, Georgia Department of Corrections records show.
In 2020, Ferguson was arrested and charged with felony arson in the first degree following a fire on February 5, 2020, which displaced a mother and her children. He was booked into the Wheeler County Jail February 12, 2020, after an investigation by the state fire marshal, Wheeler County EMA/Fire and the Wheeler County Sheriff’s Office. He was out on bond stemming from the arson charge when the shooting occurred.
This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the GBI Eastman Office at 478-374-6988. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800597-TIPS (8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/ submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something Send Something mobile app.